There are 4 ways to get from Southport to Bradford by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Rochdale
  2. Take the train from Rochdale to Bradford Interchange

$27 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) X2
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Bradford National Express

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus via Burnley, Bus Station  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Burnley, Bus Station 152
  2. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) M4

$25 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Bradford 65.3 miles

$14 - $21

What companies run services between Southport, England and Bradford, England?

You can take a train from Southport to Bradford via Rochdale in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to Bradford via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) and Preston, Lancashire in around 4 h 3 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Southport to Bradford?

The distance between Southport and Bradford is 84 km. The road distance is 104 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southport to Bradford?

The cheapest way to get from Southport to Bradford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Southport to Bradford?

The quickest way to get from Southport to Bradford is to drive which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £10 - £15.

Is there a direct train between Southport and Bradford?

No, there is no direct train from Southport to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Bradford Interchange via Rochdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Southport and Bradford?

No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Southport, Duke Street and arriving at Bradford via Preston, Lancashire. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Southport to Bradford?

It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Southport to Bradford, including transfers.